Tahnee Welch Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 03 Sep, 2021
Facts of Tahnee Welch
Date of Birth: 1961 , December-26
Age: 59 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Tahnee Welch
Birth Name Latanne Rene Welch
Nick Name Tahnee
Father James Westley Welch
Mother Raquel Welch
Nationality American
Birth Place/City San Diego, California
Ethnicity White
Profession Model
Net Worth Unknown
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Face Color Fair
Famous for Model, actress
Affair with N/A
Boyfriend N/A
Married N/A
Divorce Jared Harris
Movies Black Light, Amarsi un po'..., Cocoon
Sisters Damon Welch
Siblings Damon Welch
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Tahnee Welch is a famous American actress and model. Daughter of the legendary actress, Raquel Welch, Tahnee started her film career in Italy starring opposite Virna List in Amarsi un po’.. and appeared in a few Italian and German film and television productions. She made her Hollywood debut in Ron Howard's Cocoon in 1985. She appeared in several American independent movies since then such as Search and Destroy, Shot Andy Warhol, and Sue.

Early Life And Education Of Tahnee Welch

Tahnee Welch was born Latanne Rene Welch on the 26th of December, 1961 in San Diego, California, the United States of America under the birth sign Capricorn. She was born to her father James Welch and mother Raquel Tejada. Her mother is a legendary actress known for roles in the movies like Myra Breckinridge, 100 Rifles, Bandolero!, Bedazzled, and others. 

Welch did not share a good bond with her mother. Though she wanted to be a superstar like her mom, she was not happy being a celebrity kid. She said:

“It was difficult growing up as the child of a famous mother.”

Because of the work commitment, Raquel was not able to give full attention and time to her daughter and she mostly left Tahnee with nannies which were why there was never any special connection between them like we usually see in any mother-daughter relationship.   

Tahnee Welch has a younger brother, Damon Welch who is also an actor known for his appearance on Biography, Intimate Portrait. Welch spent most of her childhood days in England, Spain, and Italy. Finally, she returned to an all-girls school in the United States of America. At the very early age of sixteen, Tahnee Welch left home and dropped out of school.

Though her parents were not happy with her decision, she chose that path to focus mainly on acting. 

Tahnee Welch's Career-Movies And Television Series

After leaving home, Tahnee Welch backpacked around Europe. She used to do some odd jobs as a housemaid and a hairdresser there. She also has worked as a clerk in a boutique. After a couple of years, she moved to New York and started to study acting there New York.

Tahnee Welch's acting career took off in Italy after being cast in the lead role in the Italian film Amarsi un po’..(1984). In her first movie, she was cast opposite famous and beautiful Virna Lisi.

After that, Tahnee Welch returned to New York. As soon as she returned to New York, she was cast in Ron Howard’s summer blockbuster Cocoon (1985). The film was a blockbuster but Tahnee Welch wanted to continue her career in Germany and Italy. She starred in the mini-series Disperatamente Giulia (1989)  and enjoyed great success there. It was directed by legendary theater actor and director duo Enrico Maria Salerno.

Besides these, Tahnee Welch has also appeared in American indie pictures such as I Shot Andy Warhol (1996), Sue (1997), and Search and Destroy (1995).

Moreover, she also portrayed the role of Catherine Powell in the video game named Ripper. Tahnee Welch also posed nude in the November 1995 edition of Playboy. She also appeared in Italian Vogue, British GQ, French Marie Claire, Italian Moda, American Vogue, and German Bunte magazines.

She was last seen in the 2000 sports drama film, Body, and Soul starring Jennifer Beals, Michael Chiklis, and Rod Steiger and is not active in the entertainment world since then.

Tahnee Welch's Net Worth

Tahnee Welch has an estimated net worth of $ thousand whereas her mother, Raquel has an estimated net worth of $30 million as per Celebrity Net Worth. She worked in several movies with a good box office collection which includes:

Movies Budget Box Office Collection IMDB Rating Cast Members
Cocoon (1985) $17.5 million $85.3 million 6.7 Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, and Steve Guttenberg.
Cocoon: The Return (1988) $17.5 million $25 million 5.3 Don Ameche, Courtney Cox, and Barret Oliver.

She has many upcoming projects from which we can assume to see a rise in her net worth in the coming future.

Tahnee Welch's Personal Life-Husband And Children  

Tahnee Welch had a serious romance with her boyfriend Luca Palanca. The two met when Welch was working in the kitchen of Joe and Joe’s Pizzeria. They were an item for a few years.

In 1991 she married a TV actor Jared Harris- son of actors Richard Harris and Elizabeth Rees –Williams.  The couple held a close ceremony inviting only close family and friends. The couple was together for five years until they divorced in 1996. She does not share any children with her former husband Harris. 

As of 2018, she is living under the radar and no news related to her personal affairs is available.

Age, Body Measurement and Other Facts

  • Height: Tahnee Welch stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68m).
  • Weight: Welch weighs 56kg.
  •  Age: As of 2019, her age is 57.
  • Birth sign: Capricorn
  • She didn't have a good bonding with her mother and also called her by her name instead of calling Mom. 
  • Although she wants to become famous like her mother, not happy being the daughter of a superstar and once said, "it was difficult growing up as the child of a famous mother".

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